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Consumer Advocate Says DWP Ratepayer Advocate’s Contract Should Not Be Renewed

Consumer Advocate Says DWP Ratepayer Advocate’s Contract Should Not Be Renewed

By Sandy Wells, KABC 790 AM Los Angeles, CA

October 29, 2018

http://www.kabc.com/2018/10/29/consumer-advocate-says-dwp-ratepayer-adv…

How can DWP’s public advocate Fred Pickel remain cool as a cucumber in the face of rising frustration over utility rates?

'Red Flag’ Wind Warnings Hit Northern California — And PG&E Urges Customers To Prepare

'Red Flag’ Wind Warnings Hit Northern California — And PG&E Urges Customers To Prepare

By Dale Kasler, SACRAMENTO BEE

October 29, 2018

https://www.sacbee.com/latest-news/article220813460.html

With weather forecasters issuing “red flag” warnings for much of Northern California, PG&E said Monday it wasn’t ready to shut off power again to reduce fire risk but is watching the forecast closely.

Fred Pickel Recommended for Another Term as LADWP Ratepayer Advocate

Fred Pickel Recommended for Another Term as LADWP Ratepayer Advocate

By Contributing Editors, MYNEWSLA

October 25, 2018

https://mynewsla.com/business/2018/10/25/fred-pickel-recommended-for-an…

Fred Pickel was recommended Thursday by a committee to serve another term as the watchdog and ratepayer advocate for the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power.